About The Author: Bryan Russo

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Bryan Russo returned to The Dispatch in 2015 to serve as News Editor after working as a staff writer from 2007-2010 covering the Ocean City news beat. In between, Russo worked as the Coastal Reporter for NPR-member station WAMU 88.5FM in Washington DC and WRAU 88.3 FM on the Delmarva Peninsula. He was the host of a weekly multi-award winning public affairs show “Coastal Connection.” During his five years in public radio, Russo’s work won 19 Associated Press Awards and 2 Edward R. Murrow Awards and was heard on various national programs like NPR’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition, APM’s Marketplace and the BBC. Russo also worked for the Associated Press (Philadelphia Bureau) covering the NHL and the NBA and is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and composer.

Paid Sick Leave Bill Clears House, Heads To Senate; Changes Spark Major Concerns For Resort Operations

Paid Sick Leave Bill Clears House, Heads To Senate; Changes Spark Major Concerns For Resort Operations

ANNAPOLIS — A highly contested bill that aims to give paid sick leave to hundreds of thousands of Marylanders easily passed through the House of Delegates this week by a vote of 84-54.All 49 house Republicans and five Democrats opposed House Bill 580, which covers both full- and part-time workers for any business with 15… Read more »

“My father doesn’t get enough credit as one of the founders of rock ‘n’ roll, and I think that my dad struggled with the fact that he is often passed over by historians who credit artists like Elvis Presley or Chuck Berry with the beginning of rock ‘n’ roll.”

“My father doesn’t get enough credit as one of the founders of rock ‘n’ roll, and I think that my dad struggled with the fact that he is often passed over by historians who credit artists like Elvis Presley or Chuck Berry with the beginning of rock ‘n’ roll.”

OCEAN CITY — Bill Haley, Jr. says much of his life has been a process of learning about the man behind some of the most iconic songs in the history of American music: his father and rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Bill Haley.In July of 1955, Bill Haley was the uncontested “king of rock ‘n’ roll”… Read more »